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Mar 5 2012 - The Aurora Newspaper

Mar 5 2012 - The Aurora Newspaper

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Page 10 March 5, 2012 the Aurora | 14 Wing Greenwood, NS 14 Wing wins municipal curling challenge The Valley Recreation Coordinators/ Directors Association (VRCDA) recently hosted its 14th Municipal Curling Challenge at the Middleton Curling Club. The 14 Wing Greenwood Community Centre is a member of the VRCDA. Greenwood not only participated, but won, the fun spiel. The VRCDA is a non-profi t community association of ���������������������� �� recreation professionals in the Annapolis Valley, from the Municipality of Clare to the Municipality of West Hants. Its purpose is to cooperate, foster and promote recreation opportunities to the residents of the Valley, and improve their social, mental, cultural and physical wellbeing through participation in recreation opportunities. The VRCDA awards two an- nual $500 bursaries to Valley students pursuing a career in recreation or a related fi eld, such as kinesiology, at the university or community college level. To fund this project, the VRCDA host the annual curling challenge. If you are interested in applying for this bursary, contact your high school guidance counsellor or Nicole Lutz, activeliving@kentville.ca. Kingston Recreation “Fun Times” March Break Day Camp 2012 Update! Sign up at the Kingston Villa��������� 671 Main St. Call 765-2800 or email recreation@kingstonnovascotia.ca for further details or go to www.kingstonnovascotia.ca. Come enjoy some fun, crafts & games at the Kingston Recreation Hut next to the Kingston Rink throughout March Break! All welcome ages 5-12. Monday : WELCOME FRIENDS… Let’s make new friends, come and have fun! Tuesday : AROUND THE WORLD… Today we’ll take a trip around the world, make�������� imagine we are in different countries! Wednesday : KITCHEN HELPER DAY… Making fun treats, learning about healthy eating habits and healthy, active living. Thursday : TWIN DAY! Dress up with a friend try to dress the same. Friday : HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY! Wear Green but no need to bring a lunch…we’ll have Pizza, Popcorn & a kids movie! Sign up at the Kingston Villa���������� $60.00 for the week per child or $15 per day. Family discounts and assistance available. 8am – 3:30pm Monday Mar�� 12th to Friday Ma��h 16th. Bring a healthy snack, a healthy lunch and lots of juice and/or water to drink. Call 765-2800 or email recreation@kingstonnovascotia.ca for further details or go to kingstonnovascotia.ca. Come have some fun, make some friends, be creative and have a great time! The Legion Service Bureau Network serves Veterans, members of the CF, RCMP, and their families by representing their interests with Veterans Affairs Canada and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board for disability benefits under the Pension Act or the New Veterans Charter. The Legion’s professional service officers are mandated by legislation to provide representation, advocacy and financial assistance FREE OF CHARGE, Legion member or not. ����� www. .ca Call Toll Free at 1-877-534-4666 14 Wing Greenwood’s winning curlers were, from left, back row: Jill Jackson (14 Wing recreation director), Judy McCool (librarian) and Eric MacKenzie (14 Wing Recreation Coordinator). Front row: Christine Frenette, Terri Abbott (community centre administrative assistant), Roger Brooks (Greenwood Players Club member) and Nicole Lutz (VRCDA bursary committee member). Submitted Have you Heard! Chef Scott says “Chase away the winter Blahs with the help of “The Perfect Pear’s” TWO CAN DINE FOR $29.99” You and a friend get a mouth watering appetizer to share followed by your own tasty Entrée and beverage. Hours: 4:00 to 8:30 pm daily The Perfect Pear Dining Room For reservations or more information, please call 825-3399 8979 Highway 201, Nictaux • www.falcourtinn.ns.ca Support the advertisers that stand behind your military DND fi le Kingston Legion Sunday, 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Regular Games - Lic.# 115910-08 $ 100 • 1 Early bird - 60/40 • 2 - 60/40 • Letter H - 80/20 • 1 Lucky 7 - Progressive • 1 Bonanza - Progressive • Jackpot - 3 Chances Consolation $300 • Double Action Free of Charge ~ Representation ~ Advocacy ~ Assistance Image: Department of National Defence WE CARE FOR ALL VETERANS OF ALL AGES AND THEIR FAMILIES

the Aurora | 14 Wing Greenwood, NS Page 11 March 5, 2012 Ladies on national ice Watch for news from the Royal Canadian Forces’ national ladies hockey championships over the next week, March 3 to 9, as the 14 Wing Greenwood team represents Atlantic Canadian bases. The Greenwood Raiders include Master Corporal Karen Lindsay, Corporal Lindsay Williams, Second Lieutenant Serena Palmer, Sergeant Cindy Woodford, Captain Heather Smith, Captain Dawn Macauley, Sergeant Paula Hickey, Captain Mary Cameron-Kelly, Master Corporal Johanie Maheu, Private Virginie Roux, Captain Marie-Helene Marseille, Private Jennifer Saltzman, and Master Warrant Offi cer Darlene Donovan. Coaches are Chief Warrant Officer Bob Viel and Warrant Officer Kevin Hickey. Sergeant Erica Oliver, Second Lieutenant Kirsten Lindstol, Trooper Emilie Clairoux, Sap- Survey says: win an iPod Community recreation services offered by Personnel Support Programs (PSP) here at 14 Wing Greenwood provide a number of benefits that contribute to the quality of life and operational effectiveness of Canadian Forces members and their families. They include community integration, family support, deployment support, health and fi tness, skill development (physical and interpersonal) and leadership opportunities. In order to ensure the CF community receives these benefi ts through participation, the programs and services offered by PSP must meet the needs of the community. Regular and Reserve Force Spring ahead March 11 members, as well as retired CF members, are invited to complete a survey to assist PSP in better meeting you and your family’s needs. Your input is important in the development of future initiatives. Complete the survey by visiting www.surveymonkey. com/s/14WingPSP by April 2. You may also pick up a hard copy of the survey by visiting the 14 Wing Community Centre, 110 Church St. Thank you in advance for your time and thoughts while completing this assessment. All entries will be entered into a draw to win a iPod. PSP staff look forward to hearing from you, and working hard to continue to provide quality per Heather Gillespie and Leading Seaman Mallory Gavin have been picked up by the Raiders from the Halifax and Gagetown teams. In 2011, Halifax won the region and the Atlantic team went on to win the national title. The national championship is being played out in Borden, Ontario. Check out www. facebook.com/#!/CFNationalSports for photos, reports and more. programs and services at 14 Wing. If you have any questions or comments, contact Jill Jackson, community recreation director, 765-1494 ext 5331; or Eric MacKenzie, community recreation coordinator, 765- 1494 ext 5337. Specials $21.99 Mimie’s plus tax PIZZA 16” Pizza 3 toppings ~ Plus ~ 12” Garlic fingers 2-14” Pizzas up to 5 Toppings ea Leafs letdown 765-6888 765-2232 Now Open in Our New Location 683 Central Ave, Greenwood $22.99 $22.99 2 -12” Pizzas with 5 Toppings plus tax $26.99 Come in & try our Shawarma! A recent wager on a hockey game between the Leafs and the Habs did not go well for Master Corporal Reg Oake and Wing Chief Warrant Officer Jim Jardine – or the Leafs, for that matter! The die-hard Leafs fans honoured the bet with Sergeant Al Beach, wearing his team’s jerseys for two hours in the back bar at the Annapolis Mess February 24 during the TGIF social. From left are Oake, Jardine and Beach. Corporal L.Brophy, 14 AMS imagery technician ~ Winter Hours ~ �������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������� ~ Debit at Your Door ~ Delivery in Local Area plus tax www.careforce.ca Call now for a free in-home consultation with our Registered Nurse ����������������������������������� ����������������������������������� ������������������������������������ ���������������������������� ��������������������������������������� ������������������������������ Kingston � 765-3122

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